Author Archives: Sibylle Marquardt

Dean of Music

Since the middle of October I am the new Dean of Music of the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts.


Oldest Flute

Oldest flute found is now 50,000 years old – I knew Neanderthals had good taste! https://www.classicfm.com/discover-music/instruments/flute/worlds-oldest-instrument-neanderthal-flute/?fbclid=IwAR2uxZCUNbzyV1n6aPt87EoebwzQgRrSRxQFjZlP5t9OLBYy5NOMROcy_sI  


CYBER MEW FLUTES

Announcing Cyber MEW Sunday Flute Travels Over the course of the past couple of years I’ve been repeatedly asked, if I couldn’t set-up a regular flute event throughout the year. I’m happy to say, that I finally had time to tackle this project and here is the announcement, fresh off the press: – 3 gatherings this […]


Arts Nova Scotia

A big THANK YOU to Arts Nova Scotia for funding my travels with Trio d’Argento this season! Couldn’t have done it without you and hope that we can hit the road soon again, after Covid-19 times have passed.


Teaser video Trio d’Argento

And here’s the link to our teaser video from Trio d’Argento’s tour to Vancouver Island January 2020: Excerpts from Trio d'Argento's tour to Vancouver Island January 2020 Our little teaser video with excerpts from Beethoven op.11, Alice Ho's Cothurnus and the trio by Bohuslav Martinū. Posted by Trio D'Argento on Monday, March 2, 2020  


Performances coming up:

February 27th: Concerts in Care at Melville Lodge with Jennifer King/Argento Collective March 1st: J.S.Bach Magnificat at the Round Church with Garth McPhee https://www.facebook.com/events/191341495313014/ March 2nd: extended flute techniques and Barbara Croall’s work “Noodin” for Dalhousie University. March 23rd: Concert in Care at Sagewood with Jennifer King/Argento Collective April 5th: J.S.Bach St.John Passion with Paul Halley https://ukings.ca/events/st-john-passion/ […]


Busy times

Loads of examining and adjudicating coming up: Examined in Ontario in January, will be adjudications for the North York Music Festival in April and then for the Canadian Music Competition in May. RCM Examinatins look like this:


BC Tour with Trio d’Argento

And the trio is off to BC again, great concert today at the Silverpurse Arts Centre in Vancouver and a ferry ride to Nanaimo. And who would have thought that there’s already a table reserved for me? Concerts: 25th Port Alberni, 26th Tofino, 27th Chemainus.